Nursing, University of Brighton, summer open day, June 2014


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Nursing, University of Brighton, summer open day, June 2014

  1. 1. University of Brighton School of Health Sciences : Nursing and Midwifery Tina Attoe , Admissions Tutor BSc (Honours) Nursing OPEN DAY PRESENTATION
  2. 2. • Our courses are approved by Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) • The Nursing and Midwifery Council commended the school for working with stakeholders and service users when designing the new degree • We offer most nursing and midwifery students the chance to experience nursing and midwifery in another country Leading Professional University • Innovative and relevant • High quality teaching and research •Excellent links with local healthcare trusts • Flexible approaches to practice-based learning
  3. 3. BSc (Hons) Nursing Course Details The course is 50% Theory & 50% Practice Holidays and reading weeks are pre-set for the course. School holiday dates will not correspond with the University calendar. The University does not have half-term holidays. There will be annual leave during Christmas/New Year , Easter/Spring and 3 weeks during the Summer between July and September There are some limited child care facilities available.
  4. 4. School of Health Sciences Nursing & Midwifery West and East Teaching Locations
  5. 5. Sussex hospital locations H H H H H H HH H London Gatwick Airport Clinical Practice for Nursing and Midwifery is gained in a variety of hospital and community settings across Sussex Sussex hospital and community locations COMMUNITY BASED NURSING EXPERIENCE IS PROVIDED IN EAST & WEST SUSSEX INCLUDING HEALTH VISITING, DISTRICT NURSING, DOCTORS PRACTICES & SCHOOLS
  6. 6. Clinical Skills Laboratories on all our teaching sites State-of-the-art physiological Mannequins Students practice in a safe environment under supervision Skilled technicians on every campus
  7. 7. Community simulated learning A replicated one-bedroom flat Opportunities for students to practice skills encountered in a community setting
  8. 8. • Strong GCSE Profile including English, Maths and Science C Grade and above • 3 A Levels Grades B B B Including Science Will be short listed • Access to Health course 45 Level 3 Credits, 30 at Distinction • BTEC Grades Distinction, Distinction, Merit • Open University Course K101 • Please confirm your intention to accept the offer with the admission team and notify us when your results are known. • This will guarantee your place is held for you. Academic Requirements
  9. 9. • Some applicants for pre-reg nursing programmes will have prior learning and experience • This may include applicants who are already on the Nursing Midwifery Council professional register who are seeking a second registration in a different field of practice • Some applicants have a nursing qualification from another country but are not registered in the United Kingdom • Each application is considered on an individual basis Accreditation of Prior Learning
  10. 10. Finance September 2014 / February 2015 • Tuition Fees for NHS Funded Courses are paid by Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex (HEKSS) • £1000.00 Grant every year • Means tested bursary –each applicant’s personal circumstances are considered • You may be entitled to apply for a loan to top up your income. For more financial information see:
  11. 11. Career focussed • We also provide a wide range of continuing education opportunities for qualified practitioners to extend and develop specialist and advanced practice skills at top-up degree or masters level. • Our close links with local healthcare trusts allow our nursing, midwifery and paramedic practice students to gain experience of practice on placements in clinical and non-clinical healthcare locations across Sussex.
  12. 12. Adult nursing SEPTEMBER FEBRUARY • Hospital & community Settings •Caring, teaching & managing •Good interpersonal skills •Working alongside multi-professional teams
  13. 13. Mental health nursing SEPTEMBER •Visiting clients in their homes •Attending Day Centres •Residential Centres •Dealing with: mental illness, personality disorders, psychosis •Good listening skills
  14. 14. Children’s nursing SEPTEMBER FEBRUARY • Nursing in variety of settings • Working closely with parents and family • Range of health needs • Understanding needed of social, cultural, economic and psychological needs
  15. 15. Nursing experience in other countries International Placement Opportunities Short Exchange – Europe – 23 European Partners – organised by School of Nursing & Midwifery Work the World –Organisation paid by Students for Asia, Africa or South America Long Exchange – Europe 12 weeks – Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland for Adult Nurses 6 Week placement in Australia Option one two week observational placement – elective Option two three month practice placement
  16. 16. Excellence in teaching and support We provide high quality teaching and research with an applied focus for practitioners and researchers in health at every stage of their professional lives
  17. 17. Support for students • Personal tutor • Practice liaison lecturers • Student Union • Mentors in clinical practice • Student ambassadors • Welfare
  18. 18. Thank You Tina Attoe , Admissions Tutor BSc (Honours) Nursing Contact email address: